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  • Whittlesey, Lee H., 1950- author.
     
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  • Violent deaths -- Yellowstone National Park -- Anecdotes.
     
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  • Accidents -- Yellowstone National Park -- Anecdotes.
     
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  • Yellowstone National Park -- History -- Anecdotes.
     
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  • United States -- Yellowstone National Park.
     
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    Death in Yellowstone : accidents and foolhardiness in the first national park / Lee H. Whittlesey.
    by Whittlesey, Lee H., 1950- author.
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    Lanham : Roberts Rinehart Publishers, an imprint of Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc., [2014]
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  • Violent deaths -- Yellowstone National Park -- Anecdotes.
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  • Accidents -- Yellowstone National Park -- Anecdotes.
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  • Yellowstone National Park -- History -- Anecdotes.
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  • United States -- Yellowstone National Park.
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    Anecdotes.
    History.
    ISBN: 
    9781570984501
    1570984506
    9781570984518
    Description: 
    xxiii, 412 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
    Edition: 
    Second edition.
    Contents: 
    Introduction -- Part one: Death by nature (1. Hold fast to your children: death in hot water ; 2. "These animals are not real": the myth that can kill you ; 3. Human deaths from bears and how to keep them from happening ; 4. "Don't eat wild parsnips": death from poisonous plants ; 5. Noxious fumes and a death from poisonous gas ; 6. Freak fatalities: deaths from lightning ; 7. Lying in the snow: deaths from avalanches and freezing ; 8. A Yellowstone mystery: death by cave-in ; 9. Missiles fromabove: deaths from faling rocks ; 10. "I think that I shall never see..." Yellowstone's deaths from faling trees ; 11. Fatal attraction; deaths from falls ; 12. Deaths from forest fires: smoke chasing can kill ; 13. The gloom of earthquakes: shaky breaky park ; 14. Danger in the water: deaths from drowning)
    Part two: Death by man (15. Clash of cultures: death from Indian battles ; 16. A knockout at Bacon Rind: deaths from fights ; 17. A death from diving ; 18. Wild horses: death from horse, wagon, and stagecoach incidents ; 19. Deaths from accidental and self-defense shootings ; 20. Malice in wonderland: Yellowstone murders ; 21. Powerlss in Eden: deaths from suicide ; 22. Missing and presumed dead ; 23. Death from gas store explosions and structural fires ; 24. Death from carbon monoxide poisoning ; 25. Travel in wonderland: death on the road and in the air) -- Conclusion: Pay attention and don't sanitize the woods -- Chronology -- Appendix A: Mammoth civilan cemetery -- Appendix B: Fort Yellowstone Army Cemetery -- Appendix C: Gardiner Cemetery on Tinker's Hill -- Appendix D: Other gravesites in Yellowstone Park.
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    "The chilling tome that launched an entire genre of books about the sometimes gruesome but always tragic ways people have died in our national parks, this updated edition of a classic includes calamities in Yellowstone from the past sixteen years, including the infamous grizzly bear attacks in the summer of 2011 as well as a fatal hot springs accident in 2000 in which the Park Service was sued for negligence"--
    "Covering the sometimes gruesome but always tragic ways people have died in Yellowstone National Park, this updated edition of a classic includes calamities in Yellowstone from the past sixteen years"--
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    Includes bibliographical references (pages 367-382) and index.
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